Opinions

Opinions

Don’t limit black history to a month

The words Black History Month usually bring a nostalgic image to my mind. It reminds me of elementary school, when I learned about the...

The Professor Watchlist: a contemporary Hollywood Blacklist

The Hollywood Blacklist of the mid-20th century and the Professor Watchlist currently circling the web have much in common—right down to the rhyme scheme....

EPA, Donald Trump and the media

Donald Trump’s words of “America first” not only apply to other countries, but to the environment as well. His marginalization of a worldwide issue...

This is my president

As protests and hashtags develop across the country and on social media in response to President Trump’s actions in office thus far, the U.S....

Ajit Pai is a threat to net neutrality

By Joe Grist Net neutrality has been a vital issue since Tim Wu coined the term back in 2003. Net neutrality has made the internet...

A suspended fraternity does not compare to the end of a life

By Rachael Shah Halloween weekend will forever have a different meaning for Jordin Taylor’s loved ones. On Oct. 29, 2016, Taylor attended a fraternity party held...

For a nation of immigrants, Trump’s immigration ban seems un-American

European settlers—or more aptly, immigrants—first planted their heavy colonizing boots on Western soil in 1492 and forever changed the landscape of North and South...

Peaceful protests are necessary for change

By Joe Grist On Jan. 21, Donald Trump’s first day of office, over one million people participated in Women’s Marches in the U.S. and worldwide....

Emotional support animals have a long leash

The service animal industry in America is hounded with certificates and licenses for emotional support, comfort and therapy animals for sale at any of...

The American empire could fall under Trump

When the Berlin Wall came down Nov. 9, 1989, some prematurely—and infamously—celebrated “the end of history” and the victory of liberal democracy in the...